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Maxwell Keay

 


Year of call: 2013

Maxwell joined Chambers as a tenant in September 2014 upon successful completion of pupillage. He is developing a broad practice encompassing all areas of intellectual property law including patents, trade marks, passing off, design right, copyright, confidential information and database right.

Maxwell has also been on secondment at a leading solicitors’ firm during which he worked on a variety of cases, particularly patent actions in the field of telecommunications.

Maxwell holds a BA in Physics from Wadham College, Oxford University, and an MSc in Physics from University College London.






Recent Cases

Starsight Telecast v Virgin Media

Instructed as junior counsel in preparations for a trial in a patent infringement action concerning set top boxes.

Tobacco Standardised Packaging requirements

Advising a major tobacco manufacturer regarding the implementation of plain packaging requirements for tobacco products.

Vringo v ZTE

Worked as part of solicitors’ team in preparations for a High Court patent action concerning mobile phone technology.

Teva UK Ltd v Leo Pharma A/S

Assisted counsel in preparations and at trial in a High Court patent action concerning a treatment for psoriasis.

Wobben v Siemens

Assisted counsel in preparations and at a CMC in a patent action concerning wind turbine technology.

Union v BID

Assisted counsel in preparations for a transfer application between the High Court and IPEC in a patent action concerning doors for refrigerated storage spaces.

Unwired Planet v Huawei

Assisted counsel in preparations for a CMC in a telecommunications patent case.

Total Ltd v YouView TV Ltd

Assisted counsel in preparations and at trial in a High Court trade mark infringement action.

Hearst v AVELA

Assisted counsel in preparations and at a hearing in a claim for trade mark infringement and passing off concerning merchandise featuring the cartoon character Betty Boop.

Vestergaard Frandsen v Bestnet

Assisted counsel in preparations and at a hearing in a damages inquiry in an action for breach of confidence concerning secret information used in the manufacture of mosquito nets.

Recent Activity

» Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc
» R (British American Tobacco UK Limited & Ors) v Secretary of State for Health